Monument record COV 056 - World War II barbed wire belt, probably relating to the Coastal Artillery Battery, visible in 1941 east of Covehithe.

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Summary

World War II barbed wire belt, probably relating to the Coastal Artillery Battery, visible in 1941 east of Covehithe and since eroded away.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 52847 81767 (104m by 404m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM58SW
Civil Parish COVEHITHE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

A line of World War II barbed wire, visible in 1941 extending south 400m from the east road from Covehithe. The wire seems to be designed to restrict access to the cliffs and particularly the Coastal Artillery Battery located at Covehithe (S1). The site has since been eroded away.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 Frames 13-15.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:56PM

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